Tuesday 21 April 2015

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11+ Experience at Cheltenham College Preparatory School

Thursday 23 April 2015

Find out what Cheltenham Prep and Cheltenham College have to offer at the 11+ Experience.

Cheltenham College Preparatory School opens its doors to prospective pupils to explore what’s on offer for pupils from...

Forest Activities Festival at The Speech House Hotel

Sunday 26 April 2015

Little ones can try archery, bush craft, cookery and more at the second annual Forest Activities Festival.

Archery, bush craft, cookery and much more is on offer at the second annual Forest Activities Festival, which promises...

IMagician: The Evolution of Magic at Cheltenham Town Hall

Friday 1 May 2015

Don’t trust your eyes when illusionist, Jamie Allan, comes to Cheltenham Town Hall.

Don’t trust your eyes when the incredible illusionist, Jamie Allan, comes to Cheltenham Town Hall with his show...

Amberley Cow Hunt

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 May 2015

See if you can spot the Sugar Plum Dairy and a host of other novelty characters, during the sixth annual Amberley Cow Hunt.

Spot the ‘amoosingly’ named cows hidden around the village of Amberley, tuck into cakes at the vintage tea tent, and have...

May Day in Woodmancote

Monday 4 May 2015

LudoSport’s Light Saber Combat Academy will deliver a stunning show in Woodmancote.

Celebrate the bank holiday at Woodmancote’s annual May Day festivities, a brilliant charity event offering a fun day for...

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 May 2015

Gardening, food, flowers and celebrities await at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

Inspirational show gardens, gardening experts and television personalities, celebrity chefs Ramond Blanc and Gregg Wallace,...

Road to 2015 sponsored walk at Gloucester Rugby

Saturday 9 May 2015

Raise funds for a host of local, worthwhile charities by joining the Road to 2015 sponsored walk.

Put your best foot forward for charity and take part in a three-mile sponsored walk around the famous city sights, organised...

St Lawrence Church Spring Fayre

Saturday 9 May 2015

The historical St Lawrence Church will be brimming with families during its annual Spring Fair, featuring a bouncy castle, face painting, a raffle and much more.

A bouncy castle, bric-a-brac stalls, scrummy cakes, face painting and much more will be tempting Gloucester families to...

Paws on Patrol at Gloucester Park

Saturday 16 May 2015

See police dogs at work during this family friendly event.

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with the whole family – including your four-legged friends – when Safer Gloucester returns...

East Glos Club Open Day in Cheltenham

Saturday 16 May 2015

Try out East Glos Club during the forthcoming family friendly open day in Cheltenham.

Visit East Glos Club’s free annual Open Day in Cheltenham, for tennis, racketball, squash and plenty of family fun...

Sudeley Castle's Family Fun Day

Sunday 24 May 2015

Meet animals, see Punch and Judy, explore the new maze, and much more at Sudeley’s Biggest Ever Family Fun Day.

From bouncy castles and animal encounters to a Punch and Judy show and magic tricks, Sudeley Castle’s Family Fun Day looks...

Tetbury Woolsack Races

Monday 25 May 2015

Tetbury Woolsack Races is one of Gloucestershire’s wackiest annual events. © Bruce Cairns.

Prepare for Tetbury Woolsack Races 2015, as scores of fearless competitors and thousands of spectators descend on the...

Michael Morpurgo at Roses Theatre

Thursday 28 May 2015

Discussing inspiration and reading from his new book, don’t miss Michael Morpurgo at Roses Theatre.

The award-winning author, Michael Morpurgo, will stop off at Roses Theatre for an evening of talks and storytelling in...

The Basil Brush Show at Roses Theatre

Thursday 28 May 2015

The cheeky Basil Brush will be interrupting audiences at Roses Theatre in a brand new live show.

Britain’s most loveable fox is on the road to Tewkesbury, as the naughty and uncontrollable, Basil Brush, brings...

Robert Dover's Cotswold Olimpick Games

Friday 29 May 2015

The 2015 event will be recreating more than 400 years of Cotswold history. © Betty Stocker.

Robert Dover’s Cotswold Olimpick Games 2015 will be providing Gloucestershire residents and visitors with a unique sporting...

A Swinging Summer Evening at Sandford Parks Lido

Sunday 31 May 2015

Pack up a picnic and head to Sandford Parks Lido for a Swinging Summer Evening starring Peter Gill.

Get ready for a night of swing music, alfresco dining and live entertainment at Sandford Parks Lido, when Peter Gill and...

Eastcombe Gnome Hunt

Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 June 2015

How many garden gnomes will you find in Eastcombe this summer?

Go hunting for gnomes in the village of Eastcombe, enjoy fun and games with the family and win your very own garden gnome,...

Cotswold Care Hospice Solstice Walk

Friday 19 June 2015

Take in the dramatic sights of Stroud along the Cotswold Care Hospice Solstice Walk 2015.

Stretch your legs in the Stroud Valley, enjoy family entertainment and raise funds for hundreds of patients with life-limiting...

Festival in the Forest

Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 July 2015

Whitemead Forest Park will provide the stunning setting for the family-friendly Festival in the Forest 2015.

Head into the enchanted Forest of Dean for a spellbinding weekend of music, food, creativity and play at Whitemead Forest...

The Cotswold Show and Food Festival

Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 July 2015

There will be something for everyone at this the 2015 Cotswold Show.

Families and their four-legged friends will be heading to Cirencester Park in their thousands to enjoy the Cotswold Show...

Pied Piper Junior Aquathlon in Cheltenham

Saturday 11 July 2015

Take the plunge in the Junior Aquathlon 2015 at Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham.

Kids can compete in the Pied Piper Junior Aquathlon at Sandford Parks Lido this summer and not only raise funds for two...

Events

Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival

Sunday 23 August 2015

Feast your eyes upon hundreds of vintage motors and super cars at Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival 2014.

The Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival 2015 promises an assortment of delights for petrol heads and plenty of family...

Witcombe Cider Festival

Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 August 2015

Witcombe Cider Festival 2015 promises a barrel of laughs and the finest ciders around.

Sup on the finest county ciders and real ales, see a host of live music acts, enjoy entertainment spanning sports and...

Frozen screening at Cheltenham Racecourse

Saturday 29 August 2015

Embark on an icy adventure with Princess Elsa and co, from the comfort of The Centaur cinema.

See Disney hit, Frozen, on the big screen at Cheltenham Racecourse with a soft play area, a bouncy castle and face painting...

Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum

Saturday 29 to Monday 31 August 2015

Creative families can try their hand at woodcraft and woodland skills during the three-day celebration of nature. © Jamie Koster.

Discover a world of wooden wonders, enjoy live music, carving and falconry displays, storytelling and much more, during...

Five Valleys Walk in Stroud

Sunday 27 September 2015

Step on it and get walking across the Five Valleys to raise funds for Meningitis Now.

All ages and abilities can join the Meningitis Trust for the 21-mile Five Valleys Walk through stunning Cotswolds countryside....

Competitions

Win a family meet and greet with Mr Bloom at RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Ends Friday 1 May 2015

Win tickets and the chance to meet Mr Bloom at RHS Malvern Spring Festival in this exclusive competition.

Win a pair of tickets to the RHS Malvern Spring Festival, as well as the chance for the little tiddlers to meet Cbeebies...

Win a children's birthday party at Gloucester Museums

Ends Monday 4 May 2015

Win a children’s birthday party for up to 30 little ones at Gloucester City or Folk Museum.

Win a themed children’s birthday party for up to 30 little ones at Gloucester City or Folk Museum in SoGlos’s...

News

Explore Learning's National Young Writers' Awards returns

Get ready to pen your short story for the National Young Writers’ Awards.

Young Gloucestershire writers are invited to put their creative writing skills to the test to compete in this year’s...

Cheltenham College set to unveil Europe's first large-scale periodic table

Cheltenham College’s new periodic table will boast an interactive video display, curated objects and the chance to sponsor an element.

Cheltenham College will unveil its one-of-a-kind periodic table, boasting an interactive video display, curated objects...

Sudeley Castle & Gardens gets set for spring reopening

Head to Sudeley Castle & Gardens this spring and summer for a family-friendly day out.

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a visit to family-friendly attraction Sudeley Castle & Gardens featuring a new Wind...

Westonbirt Arboretum to launch new treetop walkway

Westonbirt Arboretum will see a brand new treetop walkway this summer.

The spectacular tree garden, Westonbirt Arboretum, has reached its fundraising target of £1.9 million, paving the way...

Cirencester arts centre receives funding for youth hostel

Cotswold-based illustrator Stephanie Cole has drawn an artist’s impression of The Barrel Store.

Cirencester’s New Brewery Arts is to open the UK’s first arts youth hostel after receiving Arts Council England...

Mr Bloom to star at RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2015

CBeebies television star, Mr Bloom, will be in attendance at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2015.

CBeebies star, Mr Bloom will be a particularly popular attraction for younger visitors at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival...

Meet the Baby Package launches at The Montpellier Chapter

The Montpellier Chapter is launching a new 4D scan package for expectant parents.

The Montpellier Chapter Hotel in Cheltenham has joined forces with Hello Baby to offer parents-to-be an exciting new 4D...

Cattle Country Adventure Park welcomes new rare cattle breeds

Cattle Country Adventure Park has welcomed new rare cattle breeds to its park as part of its spring investments.

A firm favourite for Gloucestershire families, Cattle Country Adventure Park has welcomed new rare cattle breeds to the...

Unlimited admission introduced at Gloucester Museums

Visitors can enjoy unlimited entry to Gloucester Museums with their new admission prices.

Visitors to Gloucester Folk and City Museums can expect better value for money as the new prices offer unlimited admission...

British Airways to showcase its rarest airbus at RIAT

British Airways will showcase one of its rarest airbuses at RIAT2015.

British Airways will fly in one of its rarest business class airbuses to Gloucestershire for a static display at the Royal...

Guides

Marchants Coaches spring day trips 2015 guide

Catch one of the best productions on the West End with a trip to see The Lion King.

Whether you want to treat the kids to an Easter outing, take a trip to London or visit a fictional land, Marchants Coaches...

Gloucestershire nurseries guide

Let SoGlos give you a helping hand in finding a great Gloucestershire nursery, day nursery or kindergarten.

Get a head start in hunting for the perfect nursery in Gloucestershire with SoGlos’s dedicated guide.

Gloucestershire independent schools guide

Parents are spoilt for choice by the wealth of top independent schools in Gloucestershire.

Discover some of the finest independent schools in Gloucestershire and the surrounding area, in SoGlos’s dedicated guide.

Hot lists

11 of the cutest spring baby animals to 'aww' at in Gloucestershire

The new and exciting addition to Cotswold Wildlife Park at No.3, it’s the baby rhino, who’s recently joined the family at this Burford attraction.

Downy ducklings, little lambs, mini meerkats and more new arrivals are being born every day as the weather warms up, and...

Children & Family events

Nappy Mondays films in Tewkesbury

Monday 27 April to Monday 11 May 2015

Amberley Cow Hunt

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 May 2015

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